Smithy Leisure Park is an award-winning UK park containing a mixture of lodges and holiday homes located next to the beautiful scenic Lancaster canal and close to the historic market town of Garstang designed for retired and semi-retired buyers.
The park itself features many facilities on the site including an LPG stockist, both a private and visitor parking area and its own fishing lake and bowling green. Smithy Leisure Park is next to the smaller neighbouring site Wharf Cottage Holiday Park which features its own shop. The park is situated next to the Lancaster Canal which has a picturesque setting making it a popular walking destination and leisure centre for fishing, canoeing and cruises. Just over a mile from the park is the relaxing river side bar and restaurant Stepping Stones which sells quality homemade food.
The town of Garstang is two-miles from the park and takes half-a-hour to walk. Garstang is the world’s first Fairtrade town and has a weekly market selling locally sourced foods and various goods such as clothing and household items. Garstang high street contains a collection of independent local shops, resturants and cafes and is also homes to the idyllic natural park Millenium Green and a large Booths supermarket. At a similar distance from the park is the rural village of Scorton. Scorton is home to many scenic walking routes such as Nicky Nook, after a long walk the Apple Store Café is a perfect place to relax and enjoy a delicious selection of homemade cakes. The Barn at Scorton is also well-visited due to its multi-function as a gift-store, garden centre, café and restaurant.
The park is located of the M6 and therefore provides ease of travel to the city of Lancaster. Lancaster is a twenty-one-minute car journey from Smithy Leisure Park and has beautiful Georgian architecture that can be explored through the town’s heritage trails. Lancaster is home to the stunning Williamson Park, which features its own tropical butterfly house, and historical landmark Lancaster Castle. The city has an extensive range of both quirky independent boutiques and high-street retailers making it an ideal shopping location and has a great variety of eateries.
The park has one-hundred and forty-five pitches all with their own private driveways, gardens, concrete bases, B.T telephone points and broadband as well as Sky T.V.
Motorway Directions: Leave the M6 at junction 33 Lancaster South From Jct 33: Join the A6 and head south towards Garstang, after 3 miles turn right just after the Cabus Mart petrol station and before Holly Farm onto Cabus Nook Lane, after 1 mile the park is on the left hand side before the canal bridge.
From Preston along the A6: Join the A6 and head north towards Gartang and Lancaster, after 8 miles turn left at the Bu traffic lights onto B5272 Cockerham Road, (before Crofters Hotel) after 1 mile turn right at the
Smithy Garage, over the canal bridge and the park is on the right.
- LPG stockist
- Fishing Lake
- Bowling Green
Smithy Leisure Park